Testimonials - Glen Austin
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My name is Glen Austin, I am from Newcastle Australia.
I am currently the only TPC owner in Australia, which is a pity as they
are such a good package. I am trying to talk my Brother in Law into building a TPC. I have been riding trikes now on and off
since I was about 14 years old (some 36 Years ago). Back in 2009 I restored a 1984 ATC250R, but after hearing rumors of the TPC I
carried out some research and found they were close to manufacture. This was verified for me by a mutual friend of Billís and myself
by the name of Aussieduner (Tony Hobson of Australain ATV Action) on his visit to the USA. I then made the decision to sell
the restored trike and build a TPC.
After placing the order, the frame arrived in August of 2011. My TPC was finished with a
number of aftermarket parts from Lonestar, PRM ĖATV, Elka, Maier and finished off with graphics from FTR. I have not had a chance
to ride it on trails as yet, but am enjoying riding the TPC at our local sand dunes.
With the never seen before suspension travel on
a trike, this trike gives the rider great confidence to try many things that I have never or would ever attempt on a vintage trike.
I have trouble keeping my youngest son off it as he likes the power of the Honda water cooled 450. I have looked at some other conversions
and in my opinion they appear somewhat agricultural looking. I am sure that this is how Honda themselves would have built a modern
trike and Bill has done a great job in making all of the parts from the TRX450 fit, including the electrical items where they can
not be damaged.
I am sure Bill is continuously striving to improve this great product and if you are considering building one, I assure
you go ahead, they are a great machine.
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